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Surprising love

Surprising love  “Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He had come from God and was going to God, rose from supper and laid aside His garments, took a towel and girded Himself. After that, He poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet,[…]

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Jesus

Jesus Was Jesus spiritually aseptic or ascetic? a·sep·tic āˈseptik/ a : preventing infection • aseptic techniques b : free or freed from pathogenic microorganisms • an aseptic operating room as·cet·ic əˈsedik/ characterized by or suggesting the practice of severe self-discipline and abstention from all forms of indulgence, typically for religious reasons. Was Jesus completely free[…]

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A Plan

A Plan Over the years I have used a variety of planning systems trying to become a more organized person.  None of them turned me into an organized person, but they certainly helped me avoid organizational disaster. As technology has expanded exponentially during my lifetime I have struggled to keep pace and keep planning. Now[…]

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The Last Adam and the Last Eve

The Last Adam and the Last Eve “The first man Adam became a living being.” The last Adam became a life-giving spirit. However, the spiritual is not first, but the natural, and afterward the spiritual. The first man was of the earth, made of dust; the second Man is the Lord from heaven. As was the man of dust, so also are those who are made of dust; and as is the heavenly Man, so also are those who are heavenly. And as[…]